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2014 International CES Features Record Number of International Attendees, Confirms Independent Audit

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:30:00 -0700

The Consumer Electronics Association ®, owner and producer of the International CES®, today announced the results of an independent audit that confirmed a record number of international professionals – 40,828 – attended the 2014 International CES® from 144 countries.

USA, Texas: State Judge Rules Marriage Equality Ban Unconstitutional in Divorce Case

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:17:30 -0700

Another ruling out of Texas, this one regarding the divorce of two women married in DC. In late February, a federal judge ruled that Texas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and stayed his ruling pending appeal.

Seth Perretta Leads Benefits Team to Groom Law Group: Will Serve as Co-Head of Firm's Health Group

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:16:00 -0700

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Groom Law Group, Chartered, a Washington, DC law firm that focuses exclusively on benefits matters, announced that Seth Perretta has joined the firm as Co-Head of the firm's Health & Welfare practice.  Also joining the firm with Perretta are Allison Ullman as a Principal, Malcolm Slee as Of Counsel and Sravya (Via) Boppana as an Associate.  Perretta is ...

Avalon Energy Services and Ameresco Assist District of Columbia Department of General Services Realize Significant ...

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:11:57 -0700

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameresco and Avalon Energy Services assist the District of Columbia Department of General Services realize a significant reduction in their natural gas spend.

TechLaw Solutions Honors Mel Goldenberg, Announces Transition of Presidency

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:10:38 -0700

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2014) - TechLaw Solutions, Inc., a leading e-Discovery and Managed Services provider, honors Mel Goldenberg for his more than three decades in the industry and his near decade of service with the company as he announces retirement from his day-to-day leadership role.

Legendary Baseball Manager Joe Torre and CohnReznick LLP Team up on New National Advertising Campaign, “Game Changer”

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:08:44 -0700

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Legendary Baseball Manager Joe Torre and CohnReznick LLP Team Up on New National Advertising Campaign, “Game Changer”

Damballa CTO Brian Foster to Present at U.S. Cyber Crime Conference in Washington, DC Metro

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:07:47 -0700

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Damballa CTO Brian Foster will present “Big Data Technology: The Real World ‘Minority Report’” on Wednesday, April 30th at the U.S. Cyber Crime Conference in the DC metro area.

Iran Replaces Prisons Chief After Protests

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:05:24 -0700

Iran has appointed a new chief of prisons following protests by family members over reports that inmates had been abused at a notorious jail. The official Islamic Republic News Agency said on April 23 that Asghar Jahangir would replace Gholamhossein Esmaili.

Iranian Activists Shave Heads To Support Political Prisoners

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:05:12 -0700

Dozens of Iranian men and women have sheared their hair and posted their pictures online to demonstrate solidarity with political prisoners. The campaign was launched following reports that prison guards had shaved the heads of some political prisoners in Tehran's notorious Evin prison in order to humiliate them after some inmates were reportedly beaten up during an inspection of the facility ...

US shutdown drags into second day as Republicans eye fresh debt ceiling crisis

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:05:05 -0700

House conservatives shift attention to looming federal budget negotiations as a bargaining chip to unpick Obamacare The shutdown of the US federal government dragged into a second day on Wednesday amid concerns that the crisis will bleed into a hazardous confrontation with hardline Republicans in two weeks time over the country's borrowing requirement. Jack Lew, the Treasury secretary, has said ...

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